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Lawyer refused access to Court by Egyptian Authorities

The Egyptian authorities today refused Darragh Mackin, lawyer for Ibrahim Halawa, access to the hearing scheduled to take place in a purposely designed Court inside Cairos Wady al natroon prison.   Lawyers Darragh Mackin and Gavin Booth, from the Human Rights firm KRW LAW LLP, based in Belfast, travelled to Egypt for the purposes of […]

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Niall Murphy attends UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva on behalf of Relatives for Justice to make submissions in respect of the 7th Periodic report on UK compliance with international human rights obligations.

Relatives for Justice (RfJ) was established in 1991 by the relatives of people killed by British soldiers, members of the RUC and by loyalist paramilitary organisations in circumstances where collusion with state forces is suspected. Today Rfj’s holistic support and advocacy services extend to the bereaved and injured of all participants to the conflict. RFJ […]

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The Hooded Men

KRW LAW LLP is instructed by a number of The Hooded Men interned and tortured by the British government in August 1971. These 14 men became the first (there were others to follow) “Guinea Pigs” in the British army’s deployment of ‘deep interrogation’ or what has become known as The Five Techniques. These techniques had […]

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BBC PANORAMA 28.05.2015 – BRITAIN’S SECRET TERROR DEALS

  On Thursday 28th May 2015, BBC Panorama will broadcast “Britain’s Secret Terror Deals” which continues its important work in exposing the truth behind many of the secrets of the Conflict in the North of Ireland, most recently in relation to the British army covert operations unit the Military Reaction Force (MRF). Now the BBC […]

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The Legal Aid for Crown Court Proceedings Rules 2015

On the 5th of May 2015 The Legal Aid for Crown Court Proceedings (Costs) (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2015 came into operation.   These rules are a direct attack on the capacity of legal defence practitioners to exercise their proper function both to their clients and to wider society.   When these rules were first […]

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KRW LAW – HOODED MEN – BRIEFING NOTE

WHERE NOW FOR THE HOODED MEN? IRELAND V UK REVISITED A KRW LAW LLP BRIEFING NOTE (04.09.14) Recent research which has fed into high profile media documentary television programmes by both RTE and BBC has resurrected interest in the case of the 14 Hooded Men. It will be recalled that The Hooded Men were those […]